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Posted by: Snoopy | 2007/03/27

Big toe injury

A braai fell on my son's foot.He had to undergo surgery.The nailbed is destroyed.Will there ever grow a nail there??

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Sorry for the delay in responding I was O`seas
Not if the nailmatrix (the cells that generate nail) was destroyed, but if the nailbed/matrix was not damaged another should grow, ask the surgeon who did the repair if the nail bed or nail matrix was damaged

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